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2017-01-09 Cincinnati, Sweet Corn String Band

user: Chet Gray

Table of Contents

  1. La String Bean by Ron T. Blechner
  2. Appetizer

  3. Heartbeat Contra by Don Flaherty
  4. Butter by Gene Hubert
  5. Sweet September by Myra Hirschberg
  6. Don't Think, Dance

  7. Kimmswick Express by Gene Hubert
  8. Petronella Swing Break by Chris Page
  9. Sarah's Journey by Gene Hubert
  10. Rock the Cradle, Joe

La String Bean

by: Ron T. Blechner

introduces moves: custom, turn alone, allemande, do si do, swing, promenade

formation: circle mixer

A1
ladles to the center and back
gentlespoons to the center for 2
gentlespoons turn alone
gentlespoons go back for 2
A2
partners allemande left 1½ (gentlespoons progress CCW, ladles progress CW)
next neighbors do si do once (now your partner)
B1
partners balance & swing
B2
partners promenade along the set on the right for 16

Appetizer

Heartbeat Contra

by: Don Flaherty

introduces moves: petronella, balance the ring, gyre, circle, balance, California twirl

formation: improper

A1
balance & petronella
balance & petronella
A2
balance the ring
neighbors swing for 12
B1
ladles gyre 1½
partners swing
B2
circle left 3 places
partners balance
partners California twirl

Butter

by: Gene Hubert

introduces moves: slide along set, long lines, chain, hey

formation: Becket

A1
slide left along set to new neighbors
circle left 3 places
neighbors swing
A2
long lines forward & back
ladles chain
B1
hey, ladles lead
B2
partners balance & swing

Sweet September

by: Myra Hirschberg

introduces moves: star, meltdown swing

formation: improper

A1
neighbors allemande left 1½
ladles chain
A2
star left 4 places, hands across , then ladles drop out
gentlespoons allemande left once
B1
partners meltdown swing
B2
circle left 3 places
neighbors swing

Note: Dancers should be warned to end the neighbor swing in good time for the neighbor allemande.

Written for the wedding of our friends Eric and Heather.

Don't Think, Dance

Kimmswick Express

by: Gene Hubert

This dance is not published.

Petronella Swing Break

by: Chris Page

This dance is not published.

Sarah's Journey

by: Gene Hubert

introduces moves: box the gnat, pull by dancers, right left through

formation: improper

A1
neighbors box the gnat
gentlespoons pull by left for 4
partners swing
A2
circle left 4 places
partners do si do once
B1
partners box the gnat
ladles pull by left for 4
neighbors swing
B2
right left through
star left 4 places

Rock the Cradle, Joe